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Description

Green silk; brim has double, piped self-fabric ruffle; ten cane hoops; front band has wire; center back horseshoe shaped insert backed with cardboard, with self-bow; neck ruffle; green silk ribbon ties at neck; green silk ribbon cord attached across front at sides (for pulling hat over hair).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Inscriptions
Printed cardboard backing: ""THE / [EDIN]BURGH REV[IEW was cut off] / CRITICAL JOURNAL / (No XXVIII) / JULY, 1809. / --CONTAINED CHARTERED / ---AMNATUR CUM NOL-- ARID--/ PUBLIUS / --- / ---- ---- / FOR ARCHIBAIN, CONSTABLE [?] AND CO. EDINBURGH / AND WOG[?] --- / 1809. / --- /"".
Material
cane (plant material)
paper (fiber product)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Headwear
Descriptive terms
BONNET
calashes
Cane
cane (plant material)
Hand Stitched
headgear
paper (fiber product)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Unidentified Paper
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1988.499
GUSN
7198

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